DENVER, Colo. – MyGoFlight has become a corporate sponsor of the IMC Cub. MyGoFlight will provide its iPad products for use in awards given by the IMC Club to pilots achieving national recognition on their instrument flying.
“Pilot Mall has been a major SUN ’n FUN sponsor for years. We established our new Aviation Superstore there in 2009,” said Pilot Mall president Neil Glazer. “More recently, we’ve been handling their theme merchandise development and retailing.
Getting the next generation of aviators inspired to fly and out to the airport is the focus of Tony Pfau, Stephen McKissen and a group of student filmmakers. “The show will be a family oriented TV show to attract youth to aviation,” said Pfau in an email to General Aviation News.
In a follow-up conversation, Pfau admitted he’s not a pilot. His background is in the motion picture industry. “I’m trying to instigate conversations around the dinner table,” Pfau said. “Engaging kids to go build a glider, tie it together with some learning and hopefully more.”
Rhino poaching is a big deal in Africa. Drones are a big (and getting bigger) deal everywhere. Anton Kieser is using helicopter drones to try to save the African rhino from poachers.
Are you on the hunt for a new history of aviation book? If so, “Aircraft: The Definitive Visual History” should pique your interest. The 300+ page book is full of more than 800 color pictures, divided into 10 chapters. Each chapter, except the first, dives into aviation history, by decade.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Mylar balloons stuck in power lines caused a power outage for 5,800 north Idaho Falls residents, including all of us in the AeroMark hangar, home to the 3rd annual Idaho Aviation Expo.
Everyone took the power outage in stride and the power came back on about 12:30 pm. Luckily, all twelve display aircraft were already inside the 30,000 square foot hangar.